December 31, 2021 9:42 am
The development comes ahead of elections to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, due tentatively early next year. In the last election to the semi-autonomous council in 2012, the GJM had won all the seats.
July 17, 2021 4:42 am
Tamang on Thursday announced his decision to quit GJM, triggering speculation that he may float a new political outfit.
October 22, 2020 9:13 am
Bimal Gurung, who had been absconding since 2017 after he was charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, also pledged support to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections.
July 31, 2020 11:31 am
“We have nothing to do with the meeting. We will attend a meeting where permanent political solution is discussed along with incorporation of11 Gorkha communities in on ST list,” said pro-BJP GJM leader Roshan Giri.
May 31, 2019 3:13 am
Raju Bista, the BJP candidate supported by GJM and GNLF, defeated Amar Singh Rai of the TMC, supported by GJM (Binay Tamang faction) by more than 4.13 lakh votes to win the Darjeeling seat.
April 18, 2019 7:06 am
Gurung is presently absconding as the West Bengal police have slapped several cases on him, including those under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
February 17, 2018 4:59 pm
The Union minister said there was a tendency among a section of the people to blame the BJP for any unrest in the Darjeeling hills.
October 26, 2017 2:06 am
“He (Sankar) has been arrested in connection with the Bhanu Bhawan case. He will be brought here on transit remand,” ADG (CID) Rajesh Kumar told The Indian Express
October 17, 2017 12:31 pm
The 88-km journey from Siliguri to the Darjeeling hills through forests, tea gardens and numerous bridges and tunnels will recommence from October 25, Sharma said.
October 09, 2017 5:59 am
The rally was expected to march from Batasia to Chowrasta where a public meeting was scheduled. However, the police stopped the march at Batasia and leaders had to hold a meeting at Gorkha Dukh Vivarak Samiti Hall.
June 15, 2017 10:22 pm
The Gorkhaland stir took to a new level in Darjeeling as the political turmoil caused violence and ended up in a hostile situation. The clash between GJM and security forces resulted in burning media vehicles by the outraged protestors.